Title: Surgical Management of Cholangiocarcinoma – State of the Art and Beyond
When:Thursday, Nov 13, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
Presented by: Dr. Tomoaki Kato, Chief of the Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Description: This webinar will feature Dr. Tomoaki Kato, a renowned expert in liver and intestinal transplantation and complex abdominal and hepatobiliary surgeries. Since 2008, Dr. Kato has served as Chief of the Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. He has been leading the institution’s liver transplant program, using both deceased and living donor livers. This session will focus on current techniques being used for surgical management of cholangiocarcinoma and the promise of potential treatments for patients in the future. There will be time for Q&A.
“We were pleased to present Dr. Kato’s perspective of the complexity of liver and biliary surgery,” says Marion Schwartz, CCF Chief Advocacy Officer. She added: “This potentially curative surgery as well as the benefits of surgical palliation are of great interest to our patient community.”